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Police investigate 24-year-old woman shot multiple times, killed in Northampton County

Posted May 3

— The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of 24-year-old Shawte Williams from Garysburg.

Police responded Wednesday at 6 a.m. to the area of Macon Price Road and U.S. Highway 301 in reference to a dead body.

Police determined the woman's death resulted from foul play involving multiple gunshot wounds.

Anyone with information should contact the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office at 252-534-2611, Crime Stoppers at 252-534-1110 or the SBI at 919-662-4500.

Shirley Watson, the victims mother, said she wants answers as she grieves her daughter.

"So if anyone knows anything, please come forward because my daughter, Te Williams, did not deserve to die like that."

"It's not fair to us as her family, and it's definitely not fair to her mother and her kids," said Twana Ponton, Williams' cousin

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